View a marked up mathematics text — from 1646
By Valerie Teng-Broug and Evalyne Wanjiru | Posted on 20 August 2014
This video sheds light on scholarly life in the 17thcentury and the publishing house that inspired modern-day Elsevier.
Publishing experts share little-known facts about publishing and the House of Elzevier, and discusses some rare books in the Elsevier Heritage Collection. Books included an edition of Galileo smuggled into the Netherlands during the Inquisition, and and Opera Mathematica by François Viète, marked up by its original owner. ...